A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is one of my favourite festive stories, centred around Ebenezer Scrooge, the selfish and unfriendly old man who hates everything about Christmas. I was lucky enough to see A Christmas Carol this weekend at the Old Vic. All the precautions were in place and after being cancelled last year, it was such…

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Farm subsidies can benefit us all

The government has just announced outline plans for changes to the agricultural subsidy regime, post-Brexit and many are understandably concerned about what this will really mean for the future of UK food and farming. Following hot on the heels of the Agriculture Bill, which passed into law on November 11th, DEFRA have now published ‘The…

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Changing Consumer Habits

Yesterday the newspapers were full of stories about how we’re now moving into the next phase of easing lockdown, and I have to wonder as we start to move towards ‘normal’ if the changes made during the pandemic will continue into the future? Almost straight away during lockdown we saw people adapt their shopping habits.…

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